Research your family tree and your ancestor's links to the war through your Local Studies Library. You can also access online resources including newspaper articles and images from the war and find out about commemoration events at your local library
First World War Resource Box
Kirklees Museums and Galleries have produced a First World War resource box which can be loaned free of charge by schools, community groups and organisations. The box contains over 20 items including trench equipment, clothing, medals, newspapers and posters and can be used to support projects, exhibitions and displays.
You can contact Tolson museum for more information.
- Tolson Museum
- Phone 01484 223240
Heritage Lottery Fund can provide funding to help groups, communities and organisations including schools, mark the Centenary by exploring, conserving and sharing the heritage of the First World War. Funding is available for events, research and other projects ranging from memorials, buildings and sites, to photographs, letters and literature. Grants range from £3,000 - £100,000 upwards.